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Thai protesters obstruct vote; 1 dead in violence

January 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Anti-government protesters, left in background, stage a rally opposing an advance voting as officials work at a polling station in Bangkok Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. The demonstrators trying to derail a contentious general election scheduled next week in Thailand swarmed dozens of polling stations Sunday, chaining doors and gates shut and blocking hundreds of...

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Egypt set to have presidential elections first

January 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Egyptian relatives gather around the coffin of a man killed during Saturday’s clashes between protesters and security forces at the Zeinhom morgue in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Egyptian officials said Sunday that the death toll from clashes...

Ex-French first lady travels to India for charity

January 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Valerie Trierweiler, former partner of French President Francois Hollande, looks on from a car as she leaves Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport after her arrival in Mumbai, India, Monday, Jan 27, 2014. Trierweiler is on a two-day visit to India.(AP...

Kiev protesters attack building with police inside

January 26, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych, second left, talks to opposition leaders Oleh Tyahnybok, first right, Vitali Klitschko, second right, and Arseniy Yatsenyuk, third right, in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday Jan. 25, 2014. Ukraine’s embattled...

Syria antagonists in ‘half-steps’ of peace talks

January 26, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad speaks to the press at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Two Syrian delegations, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and Syrian...

Bombings rock Egyptian capital, killing 6 people

January 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

An Egyptian worker peers from the window of the damaged Museum of Islamic Art after an explosion at the Egyptian police headquarters in downtown Cairo, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Egypt’s antiquities minister says the car bombing that struck the main police...

Ukraine clashes resume, fires light up night sky

January 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A protester throws a tire onto a fire during clashes with police in central Kiev, Ukraine, Friday Jan. 24, 2014. As riots spread from Ukraine’s embattled capital to nearly half of the country, President Viktor Yanukovych promised Friday to reshuffle his...

8 confirmed dead in Quebec fire, about 30 missing

January 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Rescue personnel search through the icy rubble of a fire that destroyed a seniors’ residence Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in L’Isle-Verte, Quebec. Five people are confirmed dead and 30 people are still missing, while with cause of Thursday...

Israel warns of growing jihadi threat from Syria

January 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2014/20140124/18/2cf53125651fda03490f6a7067006444.jpg FILE – In this Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 file citizen journalism image provided by Edlib News Network, ENN, and anti-Bashar Assad activist group, which has been...

Pakistani Shiites agree to bury victims of bombing

January 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Pakistani woman cries during a rally to condemn Tuesday’s killings of Shiite Muslims, in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. A roadside car bomb hit a bus of Shiite pilgrims returning from Iran, killing several people and wounding many, in...